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April 14, 1894

Proposed Revision of the Code of Ethics of the American Medical Association—Report of the Committee on Revision.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(15):556-558. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420940032009

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To the Editor:  —After more than ten months of the year have passed since the last annual meeting of the American Medical Association, the majority of the Committee appointed nearly two years since to inquire whether any revision of the Code of Medical Ethics was desirable, have made their report in the Journal of the Association of the 7th inst. As less than half of the State and Territorial medical societies will have regular meetings between this time and the meeting of the Association in San Francisco, it is apparent that no proper consideration can be given to this report by the several State medical societies for the purpose of instructing their delegates regarding it, as was contemplated by action taken at the annual meeting in Milwaukee. And but few readers of the Journal will fully comprehend the changes contained in the revised Code and their real import, unless they

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